African Peanut Soup Recipe

African Peanut Soup is a rich and creamy soup made with peanuts, vegetables, and spices. It is a popular dish in West African cuisine, known for its unique combination of flavors. The soup is thickened with peanut butter and flavored with ingredients like ginger, garlic, and chili peppers. It is often served with rice or bread and can be enjoyed as a main course or a starter.

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Ingredients for African Peanut Soup Recipe

  • 1/4 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.13 Onion, Chopped
  • 0.38 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.13 tablespoon Grated Ginger
  • 1/4 Carrots, Diced
  • 0.13 Bell Pepper, Diced
  • 0.13 Sweet Potato, Diced
  • 0.13 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 0.06 cup Peanut Butter
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cumin
  • 0.06 teaspoon Paprika
  • 0.03 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Broth
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as needed Chopped Peanuts And Cilantro For Garnish

Directions: African Peanut Soup Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a large pot and sauté onions, garlic, and ginger until fragrant.
  • STEP 2.Add the vegetables, spices, and peanut butter to the pot and stir well.
  • STEP 3.Pour in the vegetable broth and bring the soup to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • STEP 4.Blend the soup until smooth using an immersion blender or a regular blender.
  • STEP 5.Serve the soup hot with rice or bread, and garnish with chopped peanuts and cilantro.

Cooking Tips

  • For a spicier soup, add more chili peppers or a dash of hot sauce.
  • If the soup is too thick, add more vegetable broth to thin it out.
  • You can add cooked chicken or shrimp to make it a heartier meal.

Storage and Serving

  • Store leftover soup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the soup on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro and chopped peanuts for added flavor.
Nutrition
value
427
calories per serving
27 g Fat34 g Protein13 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    27g
  • Protein
    34g
  • Carbs
    13g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    13g
  • Protein
    34g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    27g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    185mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    1536mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    10mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    139mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    102mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    106mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    400mg
  • Selenium
    33mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp